perineorrhaphy

noun
per·​i·​ne·​or·​rha·​phy | \ˌper-ə-nē-ˈȯr-ə-fē \
plural perineorrhaphies

Medical Definition of perineorrhaphy 

: suture of the perineum usually to repair a laceration occurring during labor

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